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Posted on: November 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Petty Theft / Traffic Collision


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Petty Theft / Traffic Collision
Station Area:

La Quinta

Written Date:November 22, 2019Time:1:06 AM
Incident Date:November 21, 2019Time:7:06 PM
Incident Location:Adams Street and Corporate Center Drive, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Chris Macken
File Number(s):LA193250051


On November 21, 2019 at 7:66 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Deputies assigned to the city of La Quinta, responded to report of a petty theft from a business in the 78900 block of Highway 111 in La Quinta. Reports received immediately after indicated the suspect of the theft, Abby Castellanos, 26 of Desert Hot Springs, fled the business and was struck by a passing vehicle. Castellanos was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained in the collision. Alcohol was not a factor in the collision. No other injuries were reported as a result of this incident. 

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this incident are requested to contact Deputy D. Ruiz at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-863-8990.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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